MA in Sport

Top 9 MA Programs in Sport 2018

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An MA is a master’s degree awarded to students that have completed a program studying humanities or fine arts subjects such as history, communications, philosophy, theology or English. A Master of Arts degree typically requires coursework, research and written examinations.

A program or course in sport generally prepares students to manage sports teams, become a senior coach of a sport students choose to focus on, become a physical education teacher or enter any closely related fields.

M.A. in Sport

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MA in Cultural Diplomacy and International Sport/Music/Events

Institute for Cultural Diplomacy (ICD) - The Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies
Campus Full time 12  January 2018 Germany Berlin United Kingdom Scotland + 2 more

The one year MA degrees in Cultural Diplomacy and International Sport/Music/Events are one year programs offered by the University of West of Scotland (UWS) in partnership with the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy [+]

One Year MA Program in International Music & Cultural Diplomacy One Year MA Program in International Sport & Cultural Diplomacy One Year MA Program in International Events & Cultural Diplomacy The Degree Programs are offered by the University of West of Scotland (UWS) in partnership with the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy

About The MA Degree in in International Music & Cultural Diplomacy The opportunity exists to create a programme to educate professionals who intend to become involved in international diplomatic relations which function using the “soft power” of music. These individuals may be involved in planning and co-coordinating the staging of international live events (International music festivals, opening ceremonies for international sports events), recording or broadcast of international music projects (War Child charity, Eurovision Song Contest) or managing long-running cross-border / cross-cultural initiatives (Nerve Centre in Derry, British Council music events). These projects often work across boundaries where trade and political diplomacy have failed, hence retaining communication channels and inter-cultural connections. The emerging professional requires not just an understanding of music and diplomacy but also entrepreneurship, the global music industries, social media communication and distribution platforms, project management, negotiation skills, language skills and team management abilities. In addition to this they may find themselves working with local and national governments. They should therefore also be able to communicate clearly and effectively and understand the language of policy and exchange. The work may be focused on raising national prestige on a global stage, social re-generation, multi-culturalism or cultural liaison (or all... [-]


MA in Sport Business

Leeds Beckett University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2018 United Kingdom Leeds + 1 more

Take advantage of the exciting sports business management opportunities this growing industry offers nationally and globally. [+]

Sport is now big business - changing lives, shaping communities and impacting on economies all over the world. We will help you gain an understanding of the industry and the business principles that sit at its core, helping you turn your passion into a lifelong career. You could already be working in sport and looking to progress to a more senior management role, or it could be you are motivated to seek a new and exciting career and are attracted by the options sport and commerce can provide in the UK and across the globe. Working with industry partners, we will help you increase your employment opportunities in this exciting field. Guest lectures will bring you into contact with professionals at the vanguard of sport business, inspiring your learning, enhancing your networks and boosting your career prospects. Sport & Active Lifestyles At Leeds Beckett we're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer - including our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme - take a look at our Sport & Active Lifestyles website. Requirements:Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional; a template can be accessed at this link.All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements,... [-]

Master of International Sport & Event Management

University of Applied Sciences Europe
Campus Full time March 2018 Germany Hamburg Berlin Region Iserlohn + 2 more

You intend to obtain a Master´s degree to improve your career opportunities? It is your goal to attain a leading position in International Sport Management, Event Management or Marketing Management? [+]

MA Degrees in Sport. Event Management is an industry with its own rulebook: The challenges of international sporting events require a particular set of skills. The master’s degree program in International Sport & Event Management offers an interdisciplinary, international education that prepares you for managerial roles in sport, event, and marketing management. All the main branches and fields of the industry are covered. Special highlights include case studies, seminars, and projects with partners from the world of business and science. Our international focus is reinforced by an optional semester abroad, for which you can gain an additional academic degree (complementary international degree: MBA in Sports Management or a master’s degree in International Business). Careers From football to fashion, concerts to trade fairs – live events shape the world and are of huge economic importance. The master’s degree program, with its international focus, ideally prepares you for managerial roles in the booming sports and events branches. As a sport and event manager, you conceive, organize, and evaluate emotional worlds of experience that excite and touch people – and which are also an economic success. The Master of Arts (M.A.) enables you to go on to complete your Ph.D. studies leading to a doctorate, possibly as a requirement for a teaching or research position at universities and other institutions. Course Outline The main skills required for sport, event, and marketing management are the ability to communicate, to think in an interdisciplinary way, and to lead a team. In addition, International Sport Management... [-]

Sport Management & Leadership - MA/PgD/PgC

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time August 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff

This is an exciting, contemporary programme targeted a professionals and practitioners working in the sport and leisure industry who are seeking new opportunities. The programme is equally attractive to recent graduates seeking to develop their knowledge and employment potential as well as international students who wish to study at Wales's premier university for sport. [+]

This is an exciting, contemporary programme targeted a professionals and practitioners working in the sport and leisure industry who are seeking new opportunities. The programme is equally attractive to recent graduates seeking to develop their knowledge and employment potential as well as international students who wish to study at Wales's premier university for sport. Due to the popularity of the postgraduate sport programmes, please ensure you submit your application as early as possible. Programmes will be closed over the summer when full capacity is reached. Course Content Drawing on management and leadership perspectives, the programme critically examines the sport and leisure industry, its environment ad current challenges. There is a clear focus on applied and experiential learning. This is achieved by drawing extensively on sports organisations operating across all sectors of the industry and on using external speakers who are experts in their field to bring real life issues and challenges into the classroom. A high quality experience is provided with teaching undertaken in small groups and an emphasis on interaction and group work. All students study five core modules which embrace key management and leadership topics as well as research skills and developing a personal leadership plan. There is one option module and students can decide whether to undertake this or an alternative independent piece of work. Completion of the MA requires students to undertake a sustained project either a traditional dissertation or a Final Project. The 'live' Final Project is a further unique feature available to those with... [-]

MA/PgD/PgC in Sport, Body & Society

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 60  August 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff + 1 more

The course content is informed by current and innovative research and has been praised for its scope and flexibility in assessment that allows students to pursue and develop individual interests. In most cases students' crafting of these ideas are applied to future career aspirations. [+]

MA Degrees in Sport. The body politic has become ever more significant, and has become a focus as an area for investigation to enhance the socio-cultural study of sport. Whilst drawing upon major areas of study within the socio-cultural study of sport, this degree takes a focused approach to recent developments in the field, distinguishing this from other sociology of sport programmes. The course content is informed by current and innovative research and has been praised for its scope and flexibility in assessment that allows students to pursue and develop individual interests. In most cases students' crafting of these ideas are applied to future career aspirations. Due to the popularity of the postgraduate sport programmes, please ensure you submit your application as early as possible. Programmes will be closed over the summer when full capacity is reached.​ Course Content Modules are designed to focus on a range of issues, contexts and approaches to explorations of the body in sport. These include becoming/being disabled, human interface with technology, jock culture, sexuality in sport, female bodies in sport such as boxing, taking risks and cheating in sport. Core Modules: - Sport, Body and Society - Research Methods (Qualitative pathway) - Sporting Bodies and Social Identities - Sport and Socio-cultural Change - Ethics in Sport - Independent Study - Dissertation In order to qualify for the MA, students are required to successfully complete a 15,000 word dissertation project. Employability & Careers Awareness and knowledge of social issues by specialists in the field of... [-]

M.A. Olympic Studies

Olympic Studies Centre Cologne
Campus Part time March 2018 Germany Cologne

The international part-time program Master of Arts (M.A.) Olympic Studies, which is officially supported by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), is a fully validated Master degree programme that implements a high-level, interdisciplinary curriculum in Olympic Studies. The programme aims at fostering the links between the academic and the Olympic world. [+]

The international part-time program Master of Arts (M.A.) Olympic Studies, is a fully validated Master degree programme that implements a high-level, interdisciplinary curriculum in Olympic Studies. The programme aims at fostering the links between the academic and the Olympic world. The Olympic Studies Centre of the German Sport University Cologne (OSC Cologne) is the main operational institution of the program and is responsible for all of the course’s organizational and overall academic elements. Professor Dr. Stephan Wassong, Director of the OSC Cologne, is the Programme Leader of the M.A. Olympic Studies and a member of the IOC’s Olympic Education Commission. In the delivery of the teaching modules, the OSC Cologne cooperates with several Olympic Studies Centres worldwide, such as the Technische Universität Kaiserslautern (Germany), Loughborough University (United Kingdom) and the Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain). Moreover, other highly qualified professors from international academic institutions with long and proven experience in the field of Olympic Studies such as the International Olympic Academy (IOA) (Greece) and the New Zealand Centre for Olympic Studies at the University of Canterbury (New Zealand) teach on the programme. Usually, the seminar weeks take place at the German Sport University Cologne but it is aimed to include other teaching locations as well. The MA Olympic Studies has the official support of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The central intentions of the programme are: To enable knowledge transfer between the academic and the Olympic world in each participant´s working environment; To enhance the individual participant’s Olympic knowledge in... [-]

Master of Arts: Sports Communication and Media Promotions

Sacred Heart University
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2018 USA Fairfield + 1 more

With academic/professional tracks in Sports Broadcasting and Athletic Communications and Promotions, the Master of Arts in Sports Communication and Media is specifically designed from a humanities tradition to showcase multimedia production and capitalize on Sacred Heart University’s ideal geographic location in the heart of the US sports media industry. [+]

MA Degrees in Sport. The Master of Arts in Sports Communication and Media (SCM) program prepares students for the myriad responsibilities of the sports media profession in the 21st century. SCM students learn the advanced professional skills necessary to communicate effectively across a variety of sports media platforms. SCM offers two different track options in sports broadcasting (SB) and athletic communications and promotion (ACP). Each track will teach you how to plan, create and distribute multimedia productions for publication and broadcast. Graduate students in the SCM program will acquire the knowledge and technical skills to pursue careers in the digital world of athletic communications and sports broadcasting, while developing a theoretical, aesthetic and historical understanding of the professional communication fields. No previous sports communication experience is required to complete the SCM program, and we encourage all motivated learners from any undergraduate major or career to apply. STUDENTS IN THE SCM PROGRAM WILL: Acquire the social, artistic and technical skills necessary to create professional multimedia communication projects and presentations. Develop the knowledge and techniques required for success in the sports media job market today, including effective communication, proficiency with industry standard digital technologies, teamwork and problem solving skills. Work with sports media professionals both on and off campus through in-class work, internships and practicum experiences. Understand the relationship of media to democracy and society, and the responsibilities of being a professional communicator. PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS: Ideal Location: Located squarely in the geographic center of the sports media industry, Sacred Heart University’s campus... [-]

MA in Sport and Health Psychology

Adler School of Professional Psychology
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Chicago Canada Vancouver + 1 more

In the sports industry, issues such as eating disorders, ethical compromises, steroid and substance abuse problems, elitism, and exceedingly high expectations can sometimes negatively impact the health and well-being of athletes. In the Master of Arts in [+]

MA in Sport and Health Psychology

In the sports industry, issues such as eating disorders, ethical compromises, steroid and substance abuse problems, elitism, and exceedingly high expectations can sometimes negatively impact the health and well-being of athletes. In the Master of Arts in Counseling, Specialization in Sport and Health Psychology (MACSH) program, you’ll obtain a foundation in the theories and methods of counseling psychology related to maximizing clients’ health and sport performance. The program’s training will enable you to work in a variety of arenas, including obesity prevention and treatment, exercise promotion and adherence, prevention of select diseases, athlete performance enhancement, and more.... [-]


MA Sports Management

Hartpury College, University of West England
Campus Full time Part time August 2018 United Kingdom Gloucester + 1 more

These postgraduate programmes were developed in conjunction with the Bristol Business School and provides students with the opportunity to explore the concept [+]

MA/ PgCert/ PgDip Sports Management 

These postgraduate programmes were developed in conjunction with the Bristol Business School and provides students with the opportunity to explore the concept of Sports Management. The MA delivers, from an academic perspective, the development of a conceptual understanding of the processes that underpin the effective management of sports services and events. This is done through the identification of clients’ needs, the application of financial and human resources and the development of business proposals and plans.

The programme comprises both taught modules and a management dissertation (incorporating research methods) which are coherently structured to afford students the opportunity to build on pure business principles and apply them to Sports Management.... [-]